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Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing

Job ID: 22447

Updated: March 29, 2021

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

The Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor (with tenure). 

At this time, we are preferentially seeking candidates with established programs of research in the areas of:

  • healthcare innovation
  • implementation science` 
  • healthcare leadership and health systems transformation

Preference will be given to applicants who have in-depth understanding and vision for the role that a professional doctorate degree (e.g., Doctorate of Nursing) will play in developing leaders for the Canadian healthcare system, and with a track record of excellence and innovation in teaching at the doctoral level. A track record of effective academic leadership is required. 

Candidates must have a doctorate in nursing or a related discipline.

Applicants at the Associate Professor rank will be mid-career nursing academics with a well-established track record of competitive research funding with demonstrated impact in this area, demonstrated excellence in teaching within undergraduate and graduate programs, advising and supervision of graduate students, evidence of established academic partnerships in professional and other communities and, engagement with colleagues in support and development of priority faculty initiatives.

Further details about Professoriate ranks can be found at: Guidelines

The appointment will preferably commence on July 1, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

Interested applicants will provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining their program of research, and a brief overview of their vision for a professional doctorate in nursing, a description of previous university teaching experience and present/aspiring contributions to the field, reprints of two (2) representative academic publications, and current working status in Canada.  Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments which may require you to merge documents.

Information about the Faculty of Nursing can be found at our website:

Applications should be sent online via the ‘Apply Now’ link be and addressed to: 

Dr. Sandra Davidson, Faculty of Nursing
University of Calgary
PF2246 Professional Faculties Bldg
2500 University Drive N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4

Applicants are encouraged to apply by May 7, 2021, however the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Nursing visit Careers in the Faculty of Nursing.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 


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